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BC-AP Sports Preview Digest (NHL)

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT: ...Full Story

Friday''s Sports in Brief (NHL)

LOS ANGELES (AP) BASEBALL ...Full Story

AP DERBY TOP 10: Wire-to-wire for Nyquist as No. 1 contender (Thoroughbred Racing)

Unlike Pharoah-phever a year ago, Nyquist-mania hasn''t yet struck in the days leading to the Kentucky Derby. It might by next Saturday night if the u... ...Full Story

LEADING OFF: Greinke vs Story, Archer vs Toronto''s big trio (MLB)

A look at what''s happening all around the majors today: ...Full Story

Michigan State QB Cook biggest name still on board (NFL)

A draft that has featured just about everything enters its final day and last four rounds with some intrigue remaining. ...Full Story

Column: Cowboys gamble on a bad knee instead of a bad actor (NFL)

If you had a nickel for every time someone in the front office of a pro sports team said ''''We''re not running a charity here,'''' you''d barely have... ...Full Story

After grabbing Goff, Rams finally get 4 more picks Saturday (NFL)

LOS ANGELES (AP) After using a big chunk of their resources to land the biggest prize in the NFL draft, the Los Angeles Rams are ready to add some mo... ...Full Story

Broncos look to add roster depth on Day 3 of draft (NFL)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Super Bowl champs have a half-dozen picks on the final day of the NFL draft after using their top three selections to plug ... ...Full Story

Seahawks enter final day of NFL draft with 4 picks (NFL)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks have checked off the list of needs through the first two days of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Chargers ready for ''fun'' final day of NFL draft with 5 picks (NFL)

SAN DIEGO (AP) General manager Tom Telesco claims the San Diego Chargers don''t rank their needs during the draft, which means they''ll probably be g... ...Full Story

Raiders may not be done adding to their defense in draft (NFL)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Raiders spent their first three draft picks on a safety and two defensive ends. That doesn''t mean that coach Jack Del Rio a... ...Full Story

After picking CB Williams, Cardinals expect busy final day (NFL)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals had to wait for hours to make their lone Friday pick in the NFL draft. They figured to be a lot busier in the... ...Full Story

49ers likely to look for quarterback on draft''s final day (NFL)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers are likely to land a quarterback on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Blazers have proven the doubters wrong into the 2nd round (NBA)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers continue to surprise this season, even if they benefited by untimely injuries for the Los Angeles Clip... ...Full Story

Dolphins hope to add difference-maker on final day of draft (NFL)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Now that the Miami Dolphins have addressed their biggest needs in the draft, they''ll try to hit on a long shot on the final day of ... ...Full Story

Vikings enter final day of draft with 6 picks (NFL)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings head into the last day of the NFL draft armed with six picks in the final four rounds. ...Full Story

Lions look for skill players on 3rd day of NFL draft (NFL)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn says he plans to take some skill guys on the third day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Going inside? Packers could target linebacker position again (NFL)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers general manager Ted Thompson could target the linebacker position again on the third and final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

QB, secondary could be targets for Bears as draft winds down (NFL)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears might target a quarterback and add to their secondary on the third and final day of the draft. ...Full Story

Texans address offensive needs early; have 3 picks Saturday (NFL)

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans addressed their biggest needs in the first two three rounds of the draft, adding receivers Will Fuller and Braxton Mi... ...Full Story

Chiefs have stockpiled 7 picks for final day of NFL draft (NFL)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs should be busy on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

QB question lingers for Cowboys going into draft''s final day (NFL)

IRVING, Texas (AP) The quarterback question hangs over the Cowboys on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Colts enter final day of draft with 5 picks (NFL)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts could be busy on Saturday. ...Full Story

Jaguars look for O-line help on NFL draft''s final day (NFL)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars filled every defensive need in the first three rounds of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Ravens enter final day of NFL draft armed with 8 picks (NFL)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens will be on the clock early and often during the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Titans have 4 picks to wrap up draft, starting in 5th round (NFL)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson will have to wait a bit to make his first pick on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Redskins might seek defensive line help on last day of draft (NFL)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins enter the final day of the NFL draft hoping to fill one more need on the defensive line. ...Full Story

Falcons look to add depth with 3 picks left in NFL draft (NFL)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Coach Dan Quinn likes how the Atlanta Falcons are positioned heading into the last day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Saints have 2 picks left in the NFL drafts final 4 rounds (NFL)

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints enter Saturdays final four rounds of the NFL draft with two picks left. ...Full Story

Buccaneers draft devoted to helping Jameis realize potential (NFL)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bays draft is all about trying to help Jameis Winston be successful. ...Full Story

Panthers have 2 more picks in final day of NFL draft (NFL)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have two more picks remaining during Saturdays final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Hamilton fastest in 3rd practice for Russian Grand Prix (Formula 1)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Lewis Hamilton edged his Mercedes teammate and championship rival Nico Rosberg in the third practice for the Russian Grand Prix, t... ...Full Story

Lucas Bjerregaard, Felipe Aguilar share lead at China Open (PGA)

BEIJING (AP) Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark fired a 7-under-par 65 to join Felipe Aguilar of Chile atop the China Open leaderboard after the third roun... ...Full Story

Rosberg on pole in Russia as Hamilton''s engine fails again (Formula 1)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Formula One leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was 10th afte... ...Full Story

Highlights from the 74th running of the Indianapolis 500 (IRL)

RACE: 74th Indianapolis 500 ...Full Story

Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender dies at 49 (NCAA Basketball)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49. ...Full Story

Bayern''s Bundesliga title celebrations put on ice after draw (International Soccer)

BERLIN (AP) Bayern Munich was held 1-1 at home by Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund kept the Bundesliga title race alive wit... ...Full Story

Bale gives Madrid late win at Sociedad in Spanish league (International Soccer)

MADRID (AP) Gareth Bale made up for the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, scoring late in Real Madrid''s 1-0 win at Real Sociedad on Sa... ...Full Story

Defoe penalty gives Sunderland vital EPL point against Stoke (International Soccer)

STOKE, England (AP) A last-minute Jermaine Defoe penalty rescued a valuable point for Sunderland in drawing with Stoke 1-1 in the English Premier Lea... ...Full Story

West Ham wins to keep EPL top 4 hopes alive (International Soccer)

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) West Ham kept its top-four hopes alive by downing West Bromwich Albion 3-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday. ...Full Story

Rosberg on pole in Russia as Hamilton''s car fails again (Formula 1)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Formula One leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was 10th afte... ...Full Story

Raiders trade up to select QB Connor Cook in 4th round (NFL)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie was schooled in the draft by Ron Wolf during his long tenure in the front office in Gree... ...Full Story

Braves at Cubs postponed because of rain (MLB)

CHICAGO (AP) The scheduled game Saturday between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves has been postponed because of rain. ...Full Story

Watford condemn Villa to club-record 11th straight EPL loss (International Soccer)

WATFORD, England (AP) Aston Villa was condemned to a club-record 11th consecutive loss when Watford scored two late goals to win 3-2 at home in the E... ...Full Story

Newcastle keeps alive EPL survival hopes alive with victory (International Soccer)

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) A stunning free kick from Andros Townsend gave Newcastle a vital 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in the English Premier League on... ...Full Story

Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in fourth round (NFL)

CHICAGO (AP) Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor''s defens... ...Full Story

Falcons release recruiting video to undrafted free agents (NFL)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons are recruiting undrafted free agents, and they began the process before the final round of the NFL draft... ...Full Story

Ravens open busy day by drafting CB Young in 4th round (NFL)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens selected Temple cornerback Tavon Young on Saturday with the first of their five fourth-round picks in the... ...Full Story

Cowboys finally address pass rush in draft with Oklahoma DE (NFL)

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys finally addressed their pass rush early in the fourth round of the NFL draft, taking Oklahoma defensive end Cha... ...Full Story

Jaguars continue to revamp defense, take Day in 4th round (NFL)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have selected Notre Dame defensive tackle Sheldon Day in the fourth round of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Chargers take Ohio St linebacker Perry in 4th round (NFL)

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have taken Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry in the fourth round of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Newcastle beats Palace to keep alive hopes of EPL survival (International Soccer)

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) A stunning free kick from Andros Townsend gave Newcastle a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday and boosted its hopes of s... ...Full Story

Derby 2016: Undefeated Nyquist headlines Kentucky Derby (Thoroughbred Racing)

A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing''s first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist. ...Full Story

Derby 2016: 5 horses to watch in 142nd Kentucky Derby (Thoroughbred Racing)

The starting gate will once again be full with 20 horses for the 142nd Kentucky Derby. ...Full Story

Bucs select CB Ryan Smith, continue to seek defensive help (NFL)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Ryan Smith has a college degree in criminal justice and once aspired to be a U.S. marshal. For now, he''ll settle for pursuing oppos... ...Full Story

Newcastle wins to climb out of relegation zone. (International Soccer)

LONDON (AP) Newcastle has moved out of the English Premier League relegation zone - for at least a couple of hours - after midfielder Andros Townsend... ...Full Story

Bucs pick North Carolina Central CB Smith (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Considering Ryan Smith played only one year of high school football, it was easy for FBS programs to overlook his skills. ...Full Story

Falcons add more defensive help with Minnesota LB Campbell (NFL)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons continued to bolster their defense by selecting Minnesota linebacker DeVondre Campbell in the fourth rou... ...Full Story

Defoe penalty rescues EPL point for Sunderland against Stoke (International Soccer)

STOKE, England (AP) A last-minute penalty by Jermaine Defoe rescued a valuable point for Sunderland in its 1-1 draw at midtable Stoke in the English ... ...Full Story

Southern Utah''s Killebrew goes to Lions in 4th round (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - At the NFL combine, Deion Sanders approached Miles Killebrew to meet and give him a hug. ...Full Story

LA Rams pick troubled WKU TE Tyler Higbee in 4th round (NFL)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Two days after landing Jared Goff, the Los Angeles Rams finally got back to work at the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Giants draft Clemson linebacker Goodson in fourth round (NFL)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have taken Clemson linebacker BJ Goodson in the fourth round of the NFL draft in yet another move to i... ...Full Story

Nice, Saint-Etienne stumble in Champions League pursuit (International Soccer)

Nice and Saint-Etienne saw their Champions League hopes diminish on Saturday with disappointing performances in the French league. ...Full Story

Browns make pick, trade to start final day of NFL draft (NFL)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns began Day 3 of the NFL draft by making a pick and a trade - of course. ...Full Story

Dolphins owner says team''s latest shake-up pays off in draft (NFL)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the ... ...Full Story

Saints trade up, take defensive tackle Onyemata in 4th round (NFL)

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Because he followed in the footsteps of his older sister, Nigeria native David Onyemata went to college in western Canada, where h... ...Full Story

Bears select UNI''s Hall in fourth round (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Deiondre'' Hall was lauded for versatility during his career at Northern Iowa, so he figures to be willing to contribute to the Chicago Bear... ...Full Story

Jets select NC State cornerback Juston Burris in 4th round (NFL)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have drafted North Carolina State cornerback Juston Burris with their fourth-round selection, adding depth ... ...Full Story

Patriots start Day 3 with Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell (NFL)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots started off Day 3 at the NFL draft by taking Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell, then they began deali... ...Full Story

Texans add San Jose St running back Ervin in fourth round (NFL)

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have selected offensive players in each of the first four rounds of the draft, adding receivers Will Fuller and Braxt... ...Full Story

Bears keep adding to ''D'', take WVU''s Kwiatkoski in 4th round (NFL)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears continued to add to their defense, drafting West Virginia inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski with their first... ...Full Story

Steelers take LSU tackle Jerald Hawkins in 4th round (NFL)

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers have a knack for turning unheralded prospects into starters, particularly along the offensive line. ...Full Story

Udinese still in danger after 5-1 thrashing by Torino (International Soccer)

MILAN (AP) Udinese remains uncomfortably close to the relegation zone after being thrashed 5-1 at home to Torino in Serie A on Saturday, while Fioren... ...Full Story

Jaguars continue revamping defense with Day in 4th round (NFL)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have treated the NFL draft much like they did free agency - with defense being the priority. ...Full Story

Cardinals pick Missouri C Boehm in 4th round (NFL)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals selected Evan Boehm in the fourth round of the NFL draft, and the center from Missouri should push for a star... ...Full Story

Bengals restock defensive line on final day of NFL draft (NFL)

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals opened the final day of the draft by helping a defense that''s already one of the NFL''s best. ...Full Story

Titans pick receiver Tajae Sharp to start final day of draft (NFL)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have selected their first wide receiver, taking Tajae Sharpe of Massachusetts with their first pick of the... ...Full Story

Cowboys draft QB for 1st time since 2009 in Dak Prescott (NFL)

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have another candidate for the backup job behind quarterback Tony Romo. ...Full Story

Defense ruling among FCS draft picks (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz may have been the second pick of the 2016 NFL draft, but no team knows defense wins championship... ...Full Story

Chase Elliott wins pole at Talladega 30 years after his dad (Nascar Nextel Cup)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Chase Elliott wasn''t born yet when his father turned a record-setting lap to win the pole at Talladega Superspeedway. ...Full Story

Chiefs begin adding depth with trio of 4th-round draft picks (NFL)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Eric Murray grew up in Milwaukee and played college football at Minnesota, so one might assume that the physical cornerback wou... ...Full Story

Arsenal edges past Norwich in 1-0 win on day of fan protest (International Soccer)

LONDON (AP) Substitute Danny Welbeck''s second-half goal helped Arsenal to a 1-0 victory Saturday over relegation-threatened Norwich in the Premier L... ...Full Story

Ravens address many needs during busy 3rd day of NFL draft (NFL)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens hoped to find strength in numbers on the third day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Panthers take 3rd straight cornerback in Oklahoma''s Sanchez (NFL)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers selected their third straight cornerback in the NFL draft, taking Zack Sanchez from Oklahoma in the fifth ... ...Full Story

Lions add S Miles Killebrew of Southern Utah in 4th round (NFL)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Miles Killebrew was about to leave for his college graduation when his day suddenly became even more exciting. ...Full Story

Redskins address defensive line need, draft Matt Ioannidis (NFL)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) After trading down on the final day of the NFL draft, the Washington Redskins selected Temple defensive lineman Matt Ioannidis with... ...Full Story

Colts continue stocking defense during 3rd day of NFL draft (NFL)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts spent the first two days of draft weekend finding help for Andrew Luck. ...Full Story

Cardinals pick Missouri C Evan Boehm in 4th round (NFL)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Anyone who was paying attention knew the Arizona Cardinals were in search of a center, and they got one on the final day of the NFL... ...Full Story

Bills select Ohio State QB Cardale Jones 139th overall (NFL)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) After focusing on defense in the first three rounds of the draft, the Bills selected Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones wit... ...Full Story

Colts pick ''other'' NDSU prospect, Haeg (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Carson Wentz was worthy of the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft. He''s the first to say his left tackle deserves some of the credit. ...Full Story

Vikings start final day of draft with tackle Willie Beavers (NFL)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have added another offensive tackle, taking Western Michigan''s Willie Beavers in the fourth round of ... ...Full Story

Tough guy: Browns pick played season with broken collarbone (NFL)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Derrick Kindred''s painful decision to play his final college season paid off. ...Full Story

Titans select receiver, cornerback on final day of NFL draft (NFL)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans added another target for Marcus Mariota in the passing game, taking wide receiver Tajae Sharpe of Massachu... ...Full Story

Everton beats Bournemouth 2-1 as Martinez faces protests (International Soccer)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Defender Leighton Baines'' first goal since 2014 gave Everton a 2-1 victory against Bournemouth in the English Premier League... ...Full Story

Pirates activate reliever Hughes from DL, option Scahill (MLB)

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed reliever Jared Hughes from the 15-day disabled list. ...Full Story

Capsule preview of the Warriors-Trail Blazers series (NBA)

A look at the Western Conference semifinal series between the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers that begins Sunday (with regular-season... ...Full Story

Seahawks start final day taking pair in 5th round (NFL)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks continued to check off needs on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Blues look to avoid 0-2 deficit against Stars (NHL)

The top-seeded Dallas Stars have cleaned up their act after that frantic finish in the first round. ...Full Story

FCS selections in 2016 NFL Draft (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Players from FCS programs selected in the three-day NFL Draft at Chicago: ...Full Story

Jets draft Burris in 4th round, trade into 5th to get Shell (NFL)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets added depth to their secondary and offensive line on the final day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Game 7''s to decide Miami-Charlotte, Toronto-Indiana series (NBA)

MIAMI (AP) The mere mention of Game 7 got Dwyane Wade''s undivided attention. ...Full Story

Packers get defensive early in Day 3 of NFL draft (NFL)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Packers got defensive again on the third day of the NFL draft. ...Full Story

Jaguars pick FCS Defensive POY Holmes (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Montana football coach Bob Stitt says Tyrone Holmes plays every day at &quot;a hundred miles an hour.&quot; ...Full Story

Jaguars continue to revamp defense on NFL draft''s final day (NFL)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars treated the NFL draft much like they did free agency - with defense being the No. 1 priority. ...Full Story

Colts hope to have new deal with Luck before training camp (NFL)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that negotiations on Andrew Luck''s contract extension are getting serious and a deal could be ... ...Full Story

Bears grab Houston-Carson in sixth round (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - The ability to make a position change and get better likely has the Chicago Bears convinced DeAndre Houston-Carson''s best days are ahead of... ...Full Story

Fordham wraps up spring under Breiner (NCAA Football I-A)

(STATS) - Fordham football is intent on remaining at a high level following the departure of the architect of a four-year run of success. ...Full Story

With spotlight on top, Newcastle moves out of EPL drop zone (International Soccer)

LONDON (AP) Less than 24 hours before the global soccer spotlight falls on Leicester in its bid to win the top tier for the first time, Newcastle cam... ...Full Story

Barkov, Eriksson, Kopitar are Lady Byng finalists (NHL)

NEW YORK (AP) Florida''s Aleksander Barkov, Boston''s Loui Eriksson and Los Angeles'' Anze Kopitar are the finalists for Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as... ...Full Story

Texans add playmakers as they shift draft focus to offense (NFL)

HOUSTON (AP) After years of focusing on defense in the draft by choosing J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, Whitney Mercilus, Kevin Johnson, Kareem Jackson... ...Full Story

With Cousins on franchise tag, Redskins draft QB Sudfeld (NFL)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins picked up another backup for Kirk Cousins, selecting Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld in the six round of t... ...Full Story

Barcelona beats Betis, moves closer to Spanish league title (International Soccer)

MADRID (AP) Barcelona scored two second-half goals to defeat 10-man Real Betis 2-0 on Saturday and move closer to winning the Spanish league title. ...Full Story

Titans pick receiver, cornerback, guard on draft''s final day (NFL)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans added another target for Marcus Mariota in the passing game, taking wide receiver Tajae Sharpe of Massachu... ...Full Story

Hawks get another playoff shot at King James and Cavaliers (NBA)

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks were a work in progress much of the season, a team that went from relying on a dazzling, spread-the-ball offense to a ... ...Full Story

Vikings make German WR the 1st player drafted from Europe (NFL)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have made German wide receiver Moritz Boehringer the first player drafted straight into the NFL from E... ...Full Story

Bengals get defensive tackle, restock on final day of draft (NFL)

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals used the final day of the draft to help their defense, which is already one of the NFL''s best. ...Full Story

Chargers take J.J. Watt''s brother, Derek, in 6th round (NFL)

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers selected J.J. Watt''s younger brother, Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt, in the sixth round of the NFL draft on Sa... ...Full Story

Battered and bloodied Clippers exit playoffs early again (NBA)

LOS ANGELES (AP) The battered and bloodied Los Angeles Clippers fought to the end only to exit the playoffs early once again. ...Full Story

New Seahawks RB Alex Collins dancing his way to Seattle (NFL)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Alex Collins already stands out among his new Seattle Seahawks teammates - for his unusual hobby if nothing else. ...Full Story

Ravens snag Navy QB Reynolds during busy day at NFL draft (NFL)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens addressed several needs in the NFL draft before taking a chance on an athlete with local ties and no set ... ...Full Story

Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft (NFL)

CHICAGO (AP) Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor''s defens... ...Full Story

Cowboys draft 1st QB since 2009, Baylor basketball player (NFL)

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have drafted a quarterback for the first time since 2009 and added a Baylor basketball star who last played foo... ...Full Story

Sadler wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega after OT wreck (Nascar Nextel Cup)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Elliott Sadler was declared winner of the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway after a NASCAR review to deter... ...Full Story

49ers take risk in fourth round, bolster both lines in fifth (NFL)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) In less than an hour, the San Francisco 49ers added speed and potential to their defensive backfield and talented size and d... ...Full Story

Lyon and Monaco level on points in Champions League pursuit (International Soccer)

Lyon and Monaco remained level on points in the fight for second spot in the French league after victories on Saturday, setting up an enticing match b... ...Full Story

Vikings pick WR Boehringer, a European first for NFL draft (NFL)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Willkommen to the NFL, Moritz Boehringer. ...Full Story

Walton has unfinished work with Warriors before Lakers job (NBA)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Luke Walton was in no rush to leave his job as an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors. ...Full Story

Patriots pick up a lineman with a long NFL resume (NFL)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The Patriots picked up two new targets for Tom Brady - or whoever is playing quarterback for New England when the season start... ...Full Story

Giants pick 6 in draft; get depth, no linemen for first time (NFL)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants got the players they wanted in the NFL draft, and there might not be a starter among them. ...Full Story

Sporting beats Porto 3-1 to stay in Portuguese title fight (International Soccer)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Striker Islam Slimani scored two goals as Sporting Lisbon defeated Porto 3-1 on Saturday to remain two points behind Benfica wi... ...Full Story

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